The Economic Naturalist

The Economic Naturalist - Why Economics Explains Almost Everything DISCOVER THE SECRETS BEHIND HUNDREDS OF EVERYDAY ENIGMAS Why is there a light in your fridge but not in your freezer?…

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The Trouble with Billionaires: How the Super-Rich Hijacked the World (and How We Can Take it Back)

In this searing and entertaining indictment of the super-rich, Linda McQuaig and Neil Brooks challenge the idea that today’s cavernous income inequality is the result of merit, and reveal how…

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Tech Titans of China

Tech Titans of China: How China’s Tech Sector is challenging the world by innovating faster, working harder, and going global The rise of China's tech companies and intense competition from…

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That Will Never Work

Within the custom of Phil Knight's Shoe Canine comes the unbelievable untold story of how Netflix went from idea to company-all revealed by co-founder and first CEO Marc Randolph.As soon as upon a time, brick-and-mortar video shops have been king. Late charges have been ubiquitous,…

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Firefighting: The Financial Crisis and Its Lessons

From the three major architects of the American coverage response to the worst financial disaster because the Nice Despair, a powerful big-picture synthesis--from why it occurred to the place we at the moment are. In 2018, Ben Bernanke, Tim Geithner, and Hank Paulson got here collectively to replicate on the teachings of the…

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The Spider Network: The Wild Story of a Maths Genius, a Gang of Backstabbing Bankers, and One of the Greatest Scams in Financial History

In 2006, an oddball group of bankers, merchants and brokers from a number of the largest monetary establishments made a startling realization: Libor—the London interbank provided fee, which determines the rates of interest on trillions in loans worldwide—was set every day by a…

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